Teen Page

Teens @ Baldwin Library

All programs are for students entering grades 6-12. 

Teen Volunteers at the Library 

Attention teens! Think ahead to summer! Take advantage of a great opportunity to volunteer at the library during the summer of 2019! Whether you will be a new or returning teen volunteer (entering grades 6-12), please be sure to attend both the information meeting AND the summer teen volunteer training. ?Registration is required separately for both meetings.

Wednesdays @ 6:30 pm:

  • May 1: Information meeting: teen with a parent/guardian
  • May 29: Training: teens only (pizza provided)

Preparing for College Workshops 

Each of these workshops will be led by Chris Hitchens from College Admissions Solutions.  He is a college admissions consultant who provides counseling to help students and families choose a school, college, or other program that is a good personal match: one that will foster the student’s academic and social growth. Registration required for EACH workshop.

Teen Summer Reading
Calling all teens in grades 6-12 to register for teen summer reading! This year’s theme is “A Universe of Stories.” Every 50 pages read earns you a raffle ticket for chances to win awesome gift cards and YA books! Summer reading runs from June 7 through August 16.

Teen Musical Theater
Registration?: Yes and begins May 15.
Join our Teen Musical Theater group and participate in this summer’s production of OZ! Please see website for complete details.

Students entering grades 6-12 are encouraged to participate in this year’s musical, OZ! Rehearsals will be held twice a week for two hours each day with a performance on August 9 at 7:00 pm at Harrison Middle School. You must be available for most of the practices and for the performance date. Parental permission forms are available at the library and must be completed before the first practice is held.

  • Rehearsal dates: Mondays, June 10-August 5 and Fridays, June 14-August 9 from 1:00-3:00 pm at the Baldwin Library
  • Tech Week: August 12-15 from 1:00-3:00 pm (location TBA)
  • Performance night: August 16 at 7:00 pm at (location TBA)

Yoga for Teens
Thursdays @ 1:30 pm: June 13, 20, 27; July 25; August 1, 8, 15

Registration?: Yes and begins May 15.

Teens entering grades 6-12 will practice the vinyasa flow style of yoga, which links breathing with yoga poses and movement.  No prior experience with yoga is necessary.  The practice can be modified to meet the needs of individual teens. Please wear comfortable clothing and bring a yoga mat or towel.

Canvas and Color Teen Paint Nights
Fridays @ 6 pm: July 26 & August 9

Registration?: Yes and begins June 15.

Students in grades 6-12 are invited to join local artist Michelle and learn how to paint a 9×12 canvas piece of artwork! Techniques are taught using acrylic paint to create a take-home masterpiece ready to hang!

Teen Crafternoon: Paracord Survival Bracelets
Thursday, July 18 @ 4 pm
Registration?: Yes and begins June 15.

Based on the Ranger’s Apprentice series by John Flanagan, students can learn how to make a paracord survival bracelet to keep or send to a soldier overseas through Operation Gratitude.

Teen Afternoon Movie
Wednesday, July 3 @ 1 pm
Registration?: No

Beat the heat! Come and watch Captain Marvel, complete with popcorn and ice-cold lemonade.

TEEN EVENTS 

Download a Spring 2019 children/family/teen flyer here

With your library card you have access to a number of great digital resources.  You are able to download and borrow music, movies, TV shows and more! 

OverDrive: Download and borrow eBooks for FREE with your library card. OverDrive is the library's primary eBook and audiobook lending site. Digital Magazines now available! 

Check out OverDrive's new, easy-to-use app, Libby. FREE app to download to your device.

Need more help? Check out the OverDrive Help Page. 

 

Hoopla Digital:  Borrow and stream FREE music, movies, TV shows and audiobooks with your library card. NO WAITING! ALL CONTENT ALWAYS AVAILABLE. You can check out items for one week and borrow 10 items per month.  You can even download items to have them available when you aren't connected to the Internet.

Flipster: Read popular magazines cover-to-cover on your computer or mobile device. Titles available include, People, Entertainment Weekly, Sports Illustrated & more!

 

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